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Andre Leon Pinkney, 29

Andre Pinkney, a 29-year-old black man, was shot and killed Wednesday, May 25, in the 1600 block of East 92nd Street in Watts, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office, said Pinkney was standing on the sidewalk about 8:30 p.m. when he was shot several times.

Pinkney was taken to a hospital in Lynwood, where he died at 9:47 p.m.

The shooting is believed to be gang-related, Winter said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (800-222-8477).

-- Los Angeles Times

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